Author: Jamie Keech

Sex, Drugs & Reality Distortion

It’s 1972, the US is withdrawing from Vietnam and the Godfather has just been released.  A Reed College dropout is on his way to meet a new student at his dorm-room to sell him a typewriter.  After knocking on the buyer’s door, eager to get the deal done, he tries

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Mickey Fulp: the Mercenary Geologist

“I know the CEO of every company I own…… Looking people in the eyes is very important. I have a few trick questions up my sleeve that will separate the pretenders from contenders.” Mickey Fulp runs a newsletter called the Mercenary Geologist, it is a large well-established newsletter in the

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Finding the Best People & Betting the Jockey

The overarching set of skills that makes someone great, that lets them outperform their peers, perhaps exponentially, are: Do they have a track record? Have they spent time in the trenches? And, do they have emotional intelligence, are they self-aware? There is a prevailing ethos in the mining sector of

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Swinging for the Fences with Ivan Bebek

“If you’ve won you know how to win… Experience pays well. Look for people that have a track record, and look for people that want to take big swings.” Ivan Bebek is one of the most dynamic and driven entrepreneurs in the mining sector today. He is the Executive Chairman

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